Teaching students to program mobile apps to help people with cerebral palsy navigate campus. Designing innovative architectural solutions to facilitate better building access. Reducing stigma around seeking support for mental health among students.
The University of Michigan’s Council for Disability Concerns has named David Chesney, a lecturer in computer science and engineering, as the 2018 recipient of the James T. Neubacher Award.
The annual Investing in Ability program will highlight its 2018 theme “Diversity Includes Disability” during annual events planned for the month of October.
Sometimes in the world of architecture and design, the needs and lives of people living with disabilities can be rendered near invisible.
The rhetoric around disability in the discipline, Robert Adams said, often centers on technical questions of whether buildings are in compliance with codes like the Americans with Disabilities Act.
For a second year in a row, the University of Michigan Council for Disability Concerns' Investing in Ability series of events will explore disability as a dimension of diversity.
Cooper Charlton understands what it's like to live with a disability.
As a freshman varsity athlete for the University of Michigan men's lacrosse team, Charlton suffered an ankle injury that forced him to prematurely end his season. The following season, another devastating injury brought an end to his playing career.
The University of Michigan Council for Disability Concerns' Investing in Ability series of events will explore disability as a dimension of diversity.
The 2016 theme, "Diversity Includes Disability," was selected by the committee to shine a light on the experiences of those living with disabilities.
Crisler Center will be rocking well before the official start of the college basketball season.
Paralympians, ROTC cadets, student veterans and local law enforcement volunteers took to the Crisler Center court Sunday in aerodynamically engineered sports chairs to play the 10th annual Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game.
The University of Michigan Council for Disability Concerns' Investing in Ability series this month will explore the impact of stigma, stereotypes and bullying for persons with disabilities.
For the 10th time in as many years, fans will experience the grit, spirit and keen competition of the University of Michigan Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game.
The Nov. 1 game is open to the public at no charge and tickets are not required. The Crisler Center doors open at 2 p.m., tip-off is 3 p.m.
The U-M Council for Disability Concerns' annual Investing in Ability series begins Wednesday and concludes Nov. 9.
Throughout the month, Investing in Ability events will invite conversation on the biological, legal and personal impact of addiction in our lives.